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The US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and other warships started joint exercises with Japan on April 23, the American navy said, as regional tensions rise over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs
SHETPE Kazakhstan - The Associated Press
Police opened fire on rioters in a town in the tense southwest of Kazakhstan, leaving one person dead and 11 wounded, authorities said yesterday.
KOLKATA, India - Agence France-Presse
A batch of home-brewed liquor possibly laced with a lethal dose of the highly toxic chemical methanol has killed more than 100 people in eastern India, an official told AFP on Thursday.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani yesterday denied a military intervention was imminent against his government over a secret memo that sought U.S. help to prevent a supposed coup.
ACEH, Indonesia - The Associated Press
Police in Indonesia's most conservative province raided a punk-rock concert and detained 65 fans, buzzing off their spiky mohawks and stripping away body piercings because of the perceived threat to Islamic values.
ILIGAN, Philippines - The Associated Press
Tropical Storm Washi blew away after devastating a wide swath of the southern Philippines ...
ISLAMABAD - Agence France-Presse
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is to be discharged from a Dubai hospital on Thursday...
WATULIMO, Indonesia - Agence France-Presse
More than 200 people were feared dead after a heavily overloaded boat packed mostly with Afghan and Iranian asylum-seekers sank off Indonesia en route to Australia, rescuers said Sunday
ISLAMABAD / QUETTA
Islamabad says the Afghan border closure will continue as a NATO convoy is set ablaze for the second time.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Japan said Friday it had finally brought leaking reactors at Fukushima under control, in what authorities say is a vital step on the long road to recovery, nine months after its nuclear crisis began.
At least 89 people were killed when a fire engulfed patients at a hospital Dec. 9 in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, and officials are accusing staff of abandoning those in their care, reports said.